Calculation of Average Network Parameters Using Combined Kinetic and Markovian Analysis

  • Douglas R. Miller
  • Christopher W. Macosko


Molecular and network parameters of branched polymer systems can he computed using various theoretical models and analysis techniques. Kinetic analysis and Markov modeling are two general approaches. For certain complex polymer systems the best approach may be a hybrid approach which combines kinetic and Markovian analysis. This hybrid approach is described in general, and several specific examples and applications are given.


Substitution Effect Anionic Polymerization Intramolecular Bond Initial Species Markovian Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas R. Miller
    • 1
  • Christopher W. Macosko
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Operations ResearchGeorge Washington UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials ScienceUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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